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can you please call i. no. 2. i. no. 2 consideration of appointments to the balboa park station community advisory committee. >> thank you, we still do have further items so if could take your conversations outside of this hearing room. this is a continuation from our last rules committee meeting. unfortunately we had left off some of the applicants that had actually applied for the seats here. so a number of the applicants did already present at our last rules committee. we will not be asking to hear from you again. so i'm going to call your name in the order that is it listed in the agenda and calling first individuals that have not already spoken before rules committee. and so that first person is alexander mullaney. we did hear from daniel weaver. if you are here for another item if you don't mind taking the conversations outside so we can hear our presenter. if we can end all the conversation in the room. thank you. so the format is the same. as we had last week to briefly talk about your experience and your interest in serving cac. >> i'm daniel mullaney the [p-urbl/]
. it was commissioner mendoza who called over to balboa high school, and said would you be interested in hosting this presentation? and so began what has now led to this incredible evening. and the whole idea has been we've learned in our work that the universal declaration of human rights that eleanor roosevelt shepherded and adopted bit general assembly 64 years ago is actually not known by a large proportion of our population. and we also found that when youth and adults found out about it, they got very excited and, in fact we got the name because someone said my goodness this document spells out the world it's could be. it has been the creative spirit of the administrators and students at balboa that have really brought this to life. we're now, i just got to see on friday, their third student-produced assembly about the universal declaration of human rights and it's breathtaking to see how their whole culture has taken on this path and that they are setting an example for how to help us bring forward eleanor roosevelt's work and make it continually relevant to the world today. i would love
of the road. the balboa area, the obag request is focused solely on the shelter canopies which are part of the fast track improvements. we're going to be working with sfmta and bart and focusing on coordination and coordination around the balboa park project. >> i want to make sure. i appreciate that role t.a. can play. that coordination between mta and bart can be stronger. working together, we can help reach that coordination. >> absolutely. that was my next point. the first balboa advisory committee meeting should be in january. they are just finalizing the details. you'll be seeing that here in the prop a request. the southwest portion of the plaza is moving toward, i believe they're at 100% designing. i believe that starts in february. this project scores well but it doesn't have that complete street corridor wide element. we'll be holding on to the project scored in the middle here and working with bart and finding some other funding strategy for this one as well. the final slide, the next four months, doing project development, public outreach, updating cost assessment and doing
bus 2 balboa station, and it will take you 40 minutes just to get to balboa station. that is one thing i am looking at, making muni more effective. san francisco, we talk about it being a transit first city, but it does not mean a lot of options for transit are not well thought out in places further from downtown. my district is one place where we need to create better options. >> you mentioned muni and the changes that are happening. what about parking, traffic, is the area safer for pedestrians? >> there is always a lot of work to do with pedestrians. making sure the department of parking and traffic is painting along alemany. along balboa park station, geneva, san jose, pushing hard to get a ramp for pedestrians. right now, it is dangerous to cross the street, especially if you are pushing a stroller or are in a wheelchair. you have to go further than you but typically have to. there is so much more to do. we have to figure out how to calm the traffic. a lot of cars, speeding through and make it unsafe for pedestrians. sidewalks are not very convenient for people. it takes a lot of
, that that connection from visitacion valley to balboa station is very critical in having a system that really works. so, again and again, i take people on the third street light rail and we stop at visitacion valley, there isn't a town there, there isn't anything there. and i know one of the supervisors who represents district 11 is pushing for it, but er
. thank you. ♪ ♪ >> the renovation of balboa park, the oldest in the city of san francisco, and now it is the newest part in the city of san francisco. through our partnership, and because of public investment from the two thousand eight fund, we are celebrating a renewal and an awakening of this park. we have it safer, happier, more joyous. >> 3, 2, 1, [laughter] =--[applause] >> it is a great resource for families, to have fun in the city, recreation. >> this is an amazing park. we have not revitalized it without public and private investment. the critical piece of the process of this renovation was that it was all about the community. we reached out to everyone in this community. we love this park dearly and they all had thoughts and ideas and they wanted to bring their own creativity and their personality to bear on the design. what you see is what the community wanted. these ideas all came from the residents of this community. as a result, there is a sense of ownership, pride and responsibility that goes along with what is going to be an exciting park. >> we're at the press ent
. and in the meantime there is a meeting of the balboa park committee schedule for january ninth, at our offices and the people that are interested in the topic can find more information on the website. www.sfta.org. >> the corridor is also making progress and the supervisor committee meeting now and schedule for this thursday, december 13th at 6:00 p.m. and are located at 1455 on market street on the 22nd floor and more information on the website and we will be releasing the call for projects to the transportation for clean air late in january or early in february those applications are due in april and we expect that they will be about 700,000 worth of funds to distribute to projects, that a reminder that the sorts of projects that are eligible for pfca, the products that reduce motor vehicle emissions the examples would be clean fuel vehicles and management projects, bicycle projects and the board can expect to have the program available in the spring. a couple of more things, to wrap up. the third piece, dynamic traffic assignment model has been completed and now in use. i know that this is.
as director of the new violence alliance. and finally, martha hollands a graduate of balboa high school and a former student of city college with an aa degree in child development she has been a volunteer worker for 15 years. she is very passionate about student rights and organized the black student union at both balboa and mission high schools. she is a true leader of our community having been a vocal advocate for residents of holly court and plaza east. she has been a strong voice for residents and was recurrently elected president of the plaza east tenant association. it is with pleasure that i say congratulations to you and wanted to mention that ms. hollands is a minister in training. so that being said, if you'd all like to say a few words about your work, that would be great. >> i want to suably say thank you and i really appreciate it. i work for the san francisco housing authority. i'm a eligibility worker at the robert pace development. been a team effort. for the last three or four months really appreciate your help over there because you came down there, you walked around,
the balboa theater in my district and outer richmond. the babble theater is holding on saturday balboa theater day, it's a family friendly event with face painting, cartoons and they're showing the film rise of the guardian. they're also showing i believe life of pi is showing there as well, a great movie, the amazing film as well. also, i will be there at the theater, at noon, where we will be watching restroomin rememberd at the beach, history of the the richmond district. it features many historical photographs and testimony of people who remember playland at the beach. following that movie is the second film called sutros the palace at land's end with the sutro path area also that used to house the large indoor swimming pools and beloved sounding attractions like the mechanical museum. join me on december 4. if you want more information about historic neighborhood theaters and the theater foundation go to cinemasf.com and join me in supporting our theaters. join us on thursday in about 48 hours for clement time between arguello and funston. lots of great activities and a couple of
and ending in the middle of visitacion valley, that that connection from visitacion valley to balboa station is very critical in having a system that really works. so, again and again, i take people on the third street light rail and we stop at visitacion valley, there isn't a town there, there isn't anything there. and i know one of the supervisors who represents district 11 is pushing for it, but there seems to be no concerted effort to listen to his pleas. but i tell you it's high time that we in the minutes, when somebody says something about that thing it reflects -- it reflects [speaker not understood] that there should be some short term and long-term goals regarding connecting balboa station to visitacion valley. and then bringing that all the way to fourth and king. thank you very much. >> thank you. is there any other member of the public who would like to speak on this item? seeing none, public comment is closed. we can take our roll call on this. [roll call] minutes passed. >> item passes, thank you. if you can now call item number 3. >> item number 3, chair's report, this is an
-month grass and improve drainage. balboa park, 120,000 grant reward. we replaced the booster pump and raised the sunken boxes and improved the irrigation line. lastly, those in jefferson square in the western addition, with over a million in a grant reward replaced the entire system, installed a state-of-the-art system, no-month grass and drought tolerant landscaping features throughout the perimeter of that large park. have not been through there recently and will take the consensus down the first week in december. it's been a transformative project for us. let's see. in february of this year the department submitted the required application documents for this project. it ranks as one of the highest water using parks of all of our parks in our entire system. the water use is over 7 million gallons, 23.7 acre feet for your water geeks. which covers the 9.4 irrigated acres that comprise over four city blocks of that large and iconic park. the alamo square project that we propose, this mou would cover anyway would cover this need within the park. the current system there we have a leaking irri
hard to support the balboa theater and the foundation has stepped in really to help our neighborhood show strong support for it, but also at the four star theater and chinese american movie series. it's one of the only one that still continues to show chinese movies in our city and i am helping in the process to renovate the aland der theater to make sure that we restore but also maintain a small neighborhood 38 existing there. also across the city communities are stepping up to support theaters like the roxy in the inner mission and the red victorian in the haight ash bury as well and i hope the area is supportive of other efforts too and i look forward to working with the theater foundation and how the city can support more of the neighborhood 38s. they serve as an anchor to the communities and drive economic opportunities in the neighborhood and i look forward to working with you and supporting them. and in light of the big earthquake we're anticipating in the next 30 years and also to support homeowners and public safety i am introducing a resolution for federal legislation a
by in large it's not common to have it. market arcadia, recently balboa, and others didn't have pipeline or grandfathering provisions generally and we had a lot of projects held up by the process and the pdr issue that create what eastern neighborhood was, and i want to just -- yeah, talk about that a little bit, so under the asian neighborhoods pipeline -- because we don't have another example to grif you to base it off of it there were multiple types of pipeline projects to be categorized and whether residential or commercial or the date the application was filed. generally speaking the older the application date the more aspects of the project were grandfathered in. for these projects in eastern neighborhoods there were three things that were always grandfathered and whether the permitted uses in the original height district and the densities and the district and if you were m district in that neighborhood and rezoned to pdr and doesn't permit housing and you were allowed to met forward if you met the requirements although under the new zoning housing is not permitted. impact fees an
. funded for the allocation and also coordination of the other district improvements for the balboa station area. and a key aspect of this project which will be done within 150 days for the project to proceed. recognizing the safety and improvements for workers and more lists, can support more efficient and faster maintenance, and therefore, benefiting passengers, and muni has embarked on replacing the it was a program to have 14 lift and we have been informed yesterday that it looks like they will be able to install a significantly, at least 3 more maybe more, due to lower than anticipated bids. and so, by 2014, all of these lifts will be in place. separate the transition to cliper, right now, mta staff is putting together a package of the scope and budget and schedule, to have a pilot program in which they will be able to select different, methodology of the different types that they will use because this is the muni will be open to the weather and so they will be able to put together a pilot program to test them and so that is going to be ready for that in january. yes, january, 2013. ye
is essentially a square. there are four streets, it's like sutro heights avenue, 46th, 47th and i believe balboa. the requester's house was built in 1937. it's the one here. and it extends because it's lower. it was one of the first houses built in this whole neighborhood and it's lowers and extends further out into what you see as like a little square. the other houses were built in 1940's, early '40's and as you can see, were all left-flush, so you end up with a little square pattern in the middle that leaves open space. one of the residents, the neighborhood has described it to me as almost a park-like feel. over here, is an alleyway. this house -- this is the back of the house. it is almost to the property line of the subject property where they seek to enlarge things. keeping that in mind i will show you a blow up of the rendering. i took it upon myself to make a small sketch, which i would like to submit at this point. :first of all, as you can see, the ramblins have a deck on the back of their house built in 1996. it has a 7' spindle wood fence to preserve privacy for themselves and the
.m. this morning between balboa park and daly city. 10 passengers were stuck a little over an hour. crews were able to moved train off the tracks at 9:00. delays were as long as 30 minutes. >>> san francisco's municipal railway marks its 100th anniversary today and to celebrate muni is providing free rides to everyone on board that. includes all the buses, light rain lines and yes, even the cable cars are free. while some riders have their gripes, they are grateful for the free ride today. >> i know muni gets a lot of flack for not always being on time, but it generally gets me where i'm going. so i just hope they can maybe be a little more on time on their 100th anniversary and i'll be excited. >> i think it's great that they're celebrating in a way that helps everyone, too. everyone can participate in the birthday. >> sure can. the free passes started this morning and will continue until 5:00 tomorrow morning, but a heads up. muni is running on a holiday schedule all this week for new year's. >>> well, it's an impressive list. president obama, john boehner, nancy pelosi and harry reid, many mitc
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